Raspberry in the suburban area - classic gardening. Large, sweet, loved by both children and adults, raspberry berries are pleased with their useful properties.
Yellow raspberries are increasingly appearing in the country areas, because it is not inferior to the red neither in the features of cultivation, nor in taste qualities, nor in variety variety.
Yellow giant is one of the most successful varietiesyellow raspberry..
Table of contents
- Description of the repair grade
- Advantages and disadvantages of the Yellow giant
- Rules for planting and growing raspberries
- Beneficial features
- Diseases and pests
- Reviews of gardeners
Description of the repair grade
Yellow giant - a variety derived from years of workprofessor V.V. Kichina. It is derived as a result of crossing the variety of Maroseyka with the Ivanovskaya variety (since 1979) and since 1991 it has been bred in nurseries.
Description: bushes strongly developed - height at good soils reaches 2 m. Bushes spreading, with developed root system, actively form shoots (up to 8-10 per season) and root offspring.
Stems are thick, elastic and strong, dark green corrugated leaves, fruit branches are elastic, medium length, up to 20 berries are formed on each fruit branch.
Berries of medium and large size (up to 8 g)- conical or slightly rounded shape, yellow in color, which acquires an amber tint to full maturity, medium-sized and barely noticeable.
Yellow giant, like other varieties, derived to improve the yield of raspberries, has a high productivity - with proper care from one bush, you can collect more than 4 kg of berries.
The first berries appear in early July, active fruiting lasts until the beginning and middle of August. Gardeners with experience of planting yellow raspberries in the middle and southern strip of Russia, indicate a longer fruiting period - until September.
Thus, under favorable climatic conditions, the Yellow giant is approaching the repair varieties.
Thanks to the developed root systemthe grade is frost-resistant and quite unpretentious. It withstands frosts, but the preparation of raspberry bushes for wintering is recommended - the bending of shoots under snow..
Advantages and disadvantages of the Yellow giant
The undoubted advantage of the variety is the tasteand an unusual color of berries, which look on the bush especially aesthetically.
Fruit-bearing bushes of yellow raspberries will become a real decoration of the country site, and the taste of berries refers to honey rich tastes, saturated with various shades.
Unlike many varieties of raspberries,berries can stay on the peduncle for a long time and not crumble. This is important for those summer residents who can not harvest on a daily basis, but appear on their site from time to time.
Yellow giant is recommended to use in fresh form - tender berries easily rumple and give juice, quickly lose shape during processing.
Frosting of yellow raspberries is possible with the loss of the shape of the berries, but the preservation of taste and useful properties.
The shortcomings of the variety include rapid reproduction with the help of shoots, but this quality allows you to judge the Yellow giant as a fairly unpretentious variety of raspberries..
Rules for planting and growing raspberries
Yellow giant is recommended to plant in autumn or spring, as well as other varieties of raspberries. Autumn planting allows the bush to take root well, to be saturated with nutrients in the soil and give the first harvest in July-August.
After buying, the top of the bush with the berries is recommended to be cut so that the shoot is well established.
Yellow giant requires special arrangement- it is recommended to plant it in open, well-lit areas.
Before planting the Yellow giant should be well prepared soil - carefully dig up the earth, removing the weeds, fertilize the soil.
Universal fertilizers for the yellow raspberry giant are ash and manure, which increase immunity, disorient the soil, feed shoots, increasing the subsequent increase in yield.
Like other varieties of raspberries,Yellow giant requires binding to trellis or special stakes. Usually, for the raspberry planting, pull the cord, along which it is planted.
The cord serves not only as a benchmark for the growth of a bush, but also for fastening with a binding garter of branches.
Like other varieties of raspberries,seedlings of the Yellow giant are planted at a distance of 70 cm, the aisle must correspond to the height of the bush;, up to 2 meters.
Depth of landing in the ground - 40 cm, when planting in the furrow add humus or peat..
Yellow giant - unpretentious variety, like most varieties of raspberries, it requires rich soil, watering, weeding and fertilizing..
The variety is sensitive to watering- it does not tolerate stagnation of water, swampiness, and also too dry soil, otherwise the yield of the variety will decrease and the berry become shallow.
Responsiveness of raspberries to fertilizers is well known to gardeners. When planting, as well as in the spring and autumn periods, raspberries require additional feeding.
In addition to popular ash, peat, manure, the yellow giant responds well with fertilization with urea, ammonium or nitrophenic (4-6 kg per hundredth).
Fertilizer is spread in the aisle, putting it under a bush can burn it and lead to death.
An important stage in the care of the Yellow giant isweeding and loosening of soil- small and especially large weeds should not interfere with the growth of crimson bushes.
Preparing for the winter, the Yellow giant should be freed from the trellis, to bend to the ground, so that bushes covered with snow can easily bear the most severe frosts.
In some cases, pruning to the ground level is recommended to avoid the development of diseases and pests.
With good care raspberry bushes can perfectly bear fruit up to 10 years, after this period the berries grow smaller, they lose their original varietal appearance..
The yellow giant, like her red relatives,propagates by shoots from the root, which allows it to easily expand and grow from a modest landing into a dense thicket.
Abundant shoots can be an excellent planting material for new raspberries,they easily take root in a new place and do not require special care(except as described above)..
Yellow giant - a rare type of raspberry, in the taste of which there is no sourness, and the sweetness of the berry does not have a luscious and complex aftertaste.
This is due to the presence in the berries of the Yellow giant folic acid and vitamin B9- sources of maintenance and protection of the immune system.
Yellow raspberries can be consumed by people with allergic reactions, to young children, even at the stage of the first complementary feeding, to pregnant women, it does not contain coloring substances and has low acidity.
Diseases and pests
Grade Yellow giant is less susceptible to pests and diseases, than his red relatives. In the suburban areas, the situation is common when the neighboring red raspberry bushes are infected with a weevil or raspberry mite, and the yellow giant bushes growing next to them are completely clean.
Simple care for the yellow raspberry will avoid the influence of pests, it is necessary to regularly loosen, feed, trim and tie a raspberry.
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Prophylactically or when pests appearto process bushes with Carbophos, Fufanon or Iskra. Treatment is carried out only after fruiting or before the first flowering raspberries.
Proper planting and watering will prevent the appearance of diseases. So,A yellow giant can get sick from excessively cold water and its overabundance, as well as the presence in the soil of larvae of pests that have remained from previously planted crops - strawberries, potatoes, peppers, etc.
Reviews of gardeners
The spread of yellow raspberries gave birth to their supporters and admirers.Most gardeners respond to the Yellow giant positively, noting the pleasant taste and ease of care:
Marina: "The yellow giant is a smart berry, sweet, large. It can be planted so that everyone sees such beauty! "
Maria: "The yellow repairing raspberry is a refinement. Berry, however, is no longer so tasty... The less light day, the less sweet the berry. "
Irina: "The height of the bushes of the Yellow giant in us reaches above two meters. It is necessary to cut off in the autumn. And even in good soil, without weeds, the berry does not turn out to be large. But very fragrant and tasty. In our region (Sverdlovsk region), the September harvest does not work. "
Yellow giant is a garden plot decoration. High yield, aesthetic appeal, taste of yellow raspberry will satisfy the most demanding tastes..